The way we talk about bullying hasn’t been working

Sofia Papakos, Perspectives Editor

October 18, 2019

I remember in 7th grade we had an in-depth presentation that focused on gossiping and its ripple effects. They divided us by genders. The video they showed us touched on different girls’ stories, from teenage pregnancy to cyber bull...

Hate speech can’t be answered with silence

Katy Pickens, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2019

In 1997, four New Trier students were charged with hate crimes after spray-painting swastikas on a Northfield synagogue. A 21-year-old man had attempted to create a neo-Nazi group on the North Shore, recruiting many students, man...

Seniors and (some) juniors will be able to vote in the next election. So vote.

Emma Mansour, Perspectives editor

October 17, 2019

A lot of people are turning 18 this year. I guess that’s what happens when you’re a Senior. Anyway, when you turn 18 you get to do a lot of things. Go to jail, get a tattoo, change your name, and perhaps the most exciting...

Body shaming has no place in sports

October 17, 2019

Disqualifying swimmers due to a minor wardrobe malfunction is unfair and ridiculous. When initially hearing about this ruling, it was clear that this penalty was punishment for things simply beyond a swimmer’s control: the ...

Everyone has a Green Team sweatshirt, but Green Team isn’t for everyone

Eva Roytburg, Perspectives editor

October 17, 2019

“With 35 interscholastic sports, more than 150 student clubs, a strong intramural program, and performing arts opportunities throughout the school year, New Trier truly offers something for everyone” is the abstract written on ou...

People that can afford college should pay for it

Staff Editorial

September 20, 2019

Nearly everyone in this country can agree that the cost of college tuition has gotten grossly out of hand. They force students to apply for long term loans and take on debt that will be paying off for years. The price of a...

Growing up in the shadow of 9/11

Eva Roytburg, Perspectives Editor

September 20, 2019

There are very few New Trier students who were alive during the attacks of 9/11, 2001. Last Wednesday, on the 18th anniversary of the tragedy, I watched that realization fall upon teacher after teacher, some of whom must’ve...

Please just let teenage girls live

Emma Mansour, Perspectives Editor

September 20, 2019

I go on Twitter. A lot. And so I see a lot of trends in terms of what people like to tweet about. There’s a lot of stuff about politics, some sports, and funny stuff.  The funny stuff is divided into a few different cate...

Student safety should not solely be the responsibility of schools

Staff Editorial

September 19, 2019

It’s the first newspaper of the year, and we are again discussing school security. It may seem redundant, but in light of the ongoing construction to build the Northfield campus’ wall/vestibules, the installation of side entrance...

Tri-Ship is a community of camaraderie

Sofia Papakos, Opinions Editor

September 13, 2019

        Joining Girls Club my freshman year, gave me an opportunity to experience first hand how girls from different friend groups opened up and were able to focus on the same goal. That despite the majority of us not being...

School Doesn’t Matter…That Much

Eva Roytburg, Perspectives Editor

September 13, 2019

Several times this past summer, I have had the same conversation. Someone would ask me;   “What grade are you going to be in?”  Merrily, I would reply; “I’m going into my junior year.”  At this, their eyes would ...

Tik-tok (not the song by Ke$ha)

Emma Mansour, Perspectives Editor

September 13, 2019

I did a lot over the summer. Specifically, I watched a lot of Tik-toks. What started as an occasional gander at a Tik-tok that I came across on twitter turned into a full-on addiction. I could spend hours scrolling through the...